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GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots

Postby Toby » Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:56 pm

GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots.

This will help keep your GoPro lens water droplet free! Products Used In this Video Below
RainX - http://amzn.to/1SvMhOP

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Re: GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots

Postby norcom » Mon Feb 15, 2016 4:24 am

They also have one for "plastics"
http://www.amazon.com/Rain-X-620036-Plastic-Treatment-fl/dp/B00T9LR2BQ/

I tried this on my prescriptions glasses (polycarbonate) and it seemed to work for a few minutes but after that something happened with it and the salt water just made it all blurry. Never tried it on my gopro or the glass version on plastic.

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Re: GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots

Postby windmaker » Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:03 am

Just do what scuba divers have been doing for years, spit on it and wipe.

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Re: GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots

Postby longwhitecloud » Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:46 am

if it fogs up too a big slow hot lick can unfog it for more uncloudy footage!

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Re: GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots

Postby alamos_kiter » Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:13 am

Hahahaha, I read "GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Watersports". I thought WTF?! is Toby on about here? Should have had my coffee first :D

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Re: GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots

Postby nothing2seehere » Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:20 am

Probably best not to use the RainX designed for glass though. The guys on motorbikes found that it used to react with the polycarbonate used in motorcycle helmet visors and turn them cloudy over time. I guess this is why they have a specific range for plastics.

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Re: GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots

Postby alamos_kiter » Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:23 am

nothing2seehere wrote:Probably best not to use the RainX designed for glass though. The guys on motorbikes found that it used to react with the polycarbonate used in motorcycle helmet visors and turn them cloudy over time. I guess this is why they have a specific range for plastics.

For policarbonate shades I use simple car polish. Works a treat and holds 4-5 sessions.

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Re: GoPro: How To Get Rid Of 99.9% Of Waterspots

Postby RickI » Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:47 pm

I have used Rain-X for quite a few years. It isn't that reliable unfortunately, as in works sometimes better than others. The best approach I have found seems to be keeping your lens port clean. That is with a paper towel/cloth, soap, rinse very well and gently polish with soft cloth or microfiber wipe. Do this before each session. Licking the lens port in addition to this may help as well.


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